Camping and Outdoor Events
It is that time of year again to get ready for the 3rd annual A-Basin skiing, snowboard, winter camping, and just all out fun weekend! This year it will be on March 1-3. We will drive up Friday evening and then ski both Saturday and Sunday, returning Sunday evening. This event is open to all scouts and their friends and families. You may come the whole... [Read more of this article]
Backpacking Trip to Lower Boulder Lake
Backpacking trip to Lower Boulder Lake in the Eagle Nest wilderness area by Silverthorne on Aug 25 and 26th.
This hike is for both the beginner backpacker and for any scout that wants to go. Families are welcome. The 2.7 mile hike is rated easy to moderate. We will leave the Park and Ride by McDonald’s off of Lincoln and Jordon at 8:00, so be there... [Read more of this article]
Depart- Friday Aug 10th 5:30pm from Park and Ride Lincoln and Jordan (Wear your Class A’s)
Hike- Saturday Aug 11th
Return- Sunday August 12th around noonish.
Grays Peak 14,270’ and Torrey’s Peak 14,267’
Distance: 8.25 miles
Elevation gain: 3,600ft
Location: (Up I -70 past Georgetown)
Route info: http://www.14ers.com/routemain.php?route=torr5&peak=Grays+Peak+and+Torreys+Peak
What... [Read more of this article]
Farewell to Summer Boating Event
Farewell to Summer Boating Event
August 18th, 2012
10am – 4pm
Chatfield Gravel Pond
For more info contact Gary Souza @ 303-875-4541 Read More →
Upper Cataract Lake and Eaglesmere Lake Backpacking
Mr. Moncier and I have started to plan a trip for June 29,30 and July 1.
This will be an intermediate level hike consisting of 15 miles and two separate nights of camping (this mets the requirements of the backpacking MB). Please don’t sign up if you are new to backpacking, a beginner, or not physically fit to do the 15 miles. There will be... [Read more of this article]
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Merit Badge Information
Upcoming Merit Badge Classes
Geology Merit Badge – May 11, 2013
The Cell – Scout Days and Merit Badge
Free Scout Day – May 18, 2013
Crime Prevention – May 25, 2013
Emergency Preparedness – August 10, 2013
Safety – September 21, 2013
Cheyenne Zoo –... [Read more of this article]
Pioneer Trails Merit Badge College
The Pioneer Trails District Merit Badge College is on April 13th. More information can be found at the link below.
http://www.pioneertrails.org/event/1307877 Read More →
Railroading Merit Badge – FREE
Railroading Merit Badge
The Rocky Mountain Division of the Train Collectors Association offers the opportunity for Scouts to work on and complete the requirements for the Railroading Merit Badge at our Summer and Winter holiday shows.
You can complete the following requirements for the Railroading Merit Badge at our shows. Requirement... [Read more of this article]
Welding Merit Badge
Calling All Scouts! General Air will be hosting a Welding Merit Badge for the Denver Area several times throughout this year. If you are interested, please use the link below to get the dates and registration information. The cost is only $10.00 to cover materials at the class.
2013 Welding Merit Badge Schedule Read More →
Aviation Merit Badge
Mr. Moncier is organizing the Aviation Merit Badge. It is being done with the Young Eagles in three parts – ground school, flight school and making and flying a FPG-9. Please contact Mr. Moncier by email to sign up for this merit badge class.
Friday, September 28, 2012 at 7 PM is the ground school.
Saturday, September 29, 2012 starting at... [Read more of this article]
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Venture Crew Happenings
Venture Crew Shooting Day
Dylan and I attended this event Sunday at the Lockheed Martin gun range. For some reason, most left at noon. No lines, all day shooting, they were giving us ammo by the box! Shotgun, rifle, pistol and black powder. Definitely on the schedule for the future! Read More →
Venture crew Pool Session
Learning the eskimo roll Read More →
Members of Crew 88,
Here are the next 10 events that we are considering enjoying.
Nov 14) Mr. Cable will be attending training for Venture Crew Advisors. It would be ideal for the officers to attend the training for their positions on this same day if they are available.
Nov 21) Kyle H. Eagle Project. Everyone please plan to help Kyle. (Q’s? ... [Read more of this article]
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